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Disputes between neighbours over the exact position of a boundary line between properties
can be a highly emotive subject.
CPM Associates are experienced and able to provide a pragmatic approach to determining
true boundary positions taking into account historical information obtained from
desk-top research and on site measured surveys.
This section covers a number of specialised areas where CPM Associates are able to
provide expert advice. The list is not limited to the areas detailed below and should
your specific enquiry not be covered here, please contact CPM Associates for further
The introduction of recent legislation has provided a greater control mechanism for
dealing with high hedges that adversely affect neighbouring property owners.
CPM Associates are able to advise on the options available to ensure that a satisfactory
mediation is achieved without necessitating expensive legal action being taken.
Provided certain criteria are met, the Act provides a means for property owners to
gain legal access over neighbouring land in order to carry out essential maintenance
and repair works.
CPM associates are able to advise whether your proposals meet the requirements of
the Act to enable an Access Order to be successfully obtained.
A right of light is an easement that may be acquired by grant, prescription or by
CPM Associates are able to provide expert guidance on existing rights and any injury
that development works may cause, including remedies available.
Where development works require the use of cranes, it is likely that the developer
will require access being made in the air space above adjacent properties. Where
no common law rights exist, an appropriate Licence may need to be agreed with the
CPM Associates able to negotiate the requisite Over-sailing Licence with the adjoining